Clipped From Ironwood Daily Globe
Off .V. OF HURLEY IS DEAD Services for Old Resident to Be Conducted at Home Tuesday. Mrs. Victor Backlund. 71, an olc resident of Hurley, died at her home there at 7 o'clock Saturday night. Death was caused by complications following diabetes. She had been ill three years. Funeral services will be conductec at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock by the Rev. C. A. Brostrom of the Salem Lutheran church. Interment will be in the Hurley cemetery. The body will be taken to the residence this afternoon. Mrs. Backlund was Miss Edla Marie Hellman before her marriage She was born in Vasa. Finland June 13, 1W6, and came here in 1893 She was married to Victor Backlund July 1. 1193, at Hurley He survives her. together with three sons. George of Detroit. Harold and Helmer of Hurley, and three daughters, Mrs. Earl B. Brown of Ironwood, and Mrs. Lloyd S. Grain and Ethel Backlund of Evanston. She also leaves eight grandchildren.